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25th March 2020

Whether it's the height of British summertime, we're experiencing an unexpected heatwave or you're simply seeking preparation tips for summer driving, our helpful guide has you covered. From choosing the most strategic parking spots to top tips on travel time, learn how to keep your car cool this summer with help from Merityre. Summer driving tips: how to keep your car cool in hot weather Veh...

18th March 2020

Checking MOT history is an easy process that people are often unaware of. Simply go to the GOV.uk website - this is a free to use database which will prompt you to enter your vehicle registration number. Once this is confirmed, you will be able to access your vehicle's entire MOT history. Checking car MOT history is important for many reasons - such as when you want to find out when your MOT is d...

20th February 2020

Time to book in the annual MOT test already? MOTs can often creep up on us just at the wrong time - more often than not coinciding with paying off the rest of that summer holiday or renewing your annual car insurance. Why not get ahead of the game this year by booking in your MOT early? Find out how early you can MOT your vehicle from our detailed guide. When can I MOT my car? An MOT on any vehi...

20th February 2020

Think your vehicle might be experiencing clutch slipping symptoms? Perhaps you've noticed your pedals sticking or your vehicle is making some unwanted groans and grumbles? It's best to get things like this checked as soon as possible. To help diagnose the problem at home, learn more about how to tell if your clutch is going from our detailed guide. How does a clutch work? First, it's important t...

21st January 2020

Choosing to replace your motorcycle tyres can be brought on by your bike's tyres showing uneven wearing, the age of the motorcycle, or if you've experienced a puncture. But how should you know which motorcycle tyre size to choose for your bike? What size tyres for my motorbike? Motorbike tyres have markings, numbers and symbols which indicate the tyre's size, the manufacturer and more elements....

19th December 2019

Changes are coming to the EU tyre label in 2021 Introduced in November 2012, the EU tyre label has been helping South East motorists make an educated, informed tyre purchasing decision for eight years. It’s helped a lot, making things easier in some respects, but could be improved further. In eighteen months time, this improvement will come, with the label being updated. While this may seem a l...